Weekly Odds & Sods

A group of Italian climbers have established a new route in Morrocco of note. Le berbere et la gazelle is a 200m, 7 pitch F7c+ close to Todra Gorge. The route was climbed by Cesare Bugada, Simone Pedeferri and Marco Vago using bolts, climbed ground up with some aid, before being freed by Pedeferri and Vago. Source: Freakclimbing A major new television series is set to spotlight the diversity and grandeur of Britain?s mountains, from Ben Hope, Scotland?s most northerly Munro, to Dartmoor in the south. The series ? five hour-long programmes, is to be broadcast on BBC1 next year and the presenter of the series, comedian and actor Griff Rhys Jones began his mountain odyssey in the company of TGO editor Cameron McNeish, who escorted him up a storm-lashed Ben Hope. Source: TGO Magazine ———————————————————————– If you have any news worth reporting please contact Matt – matt@planetfear.com / 0114 2969114 ———————————————————————–